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Division of Human Resources

End of the year deadlines

With the upcoming holidays and university closing, please be mindful of the Salary Administration Office deadlines for processing pay related actions, including new hires, terminations, reclassifications, promotions, pay for performances and bonuses. These dates may be different from the previously established dates posted on the Payroll website. Documents received after the deadline date indicated below will be processed as quickly as possible, but may not be included in the requested payroll.

Payroll Period Pay Date Deadline for Paperwork to be in Salary Administration
11/16 to 11/30 11/30/2015 Noon on 11/13/2015
12/1 to 12/15 12/15/2015 Noon on 11/30/2015
12/16 to 12/31 12/22/2015 Noon on 12/8/2015
1/1 to 1/15/2016* 1/15/2016 Noon on 12/21/2015

 *With the holiday on Friday, January 1, 2016, the first work day for 2016 for most university employees will be January 4, 2016. Consequently, the official start date should be January 4, 2016 for new hires in classified or unclassified staff positions, research grant, time-limited or temporary positions. Actions on current employees may be effective January 1, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact the Salary Administration Office at 803-777-3111 or

Posted November 9, 2015

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